What is Permaculture?

From May 31st to June 15th, a permaculture design course was jointly hosted by The Green Platform (a young initiative that aims to raise environmental awareness in Jordan through visual and performing arts, creative campaigns and cultural events) and a local Jordanian NGO.  One FoEME staff member had the opportunity to participate in this important […]

A Visit from American University Students

A group of students passionate about the environment visited Friends of the Earth Middle East- Amman this past week to learn about Jordanian environmental issues and challenges. Eighteen students from the University of Minnesota met with FoEME staff to discuss the status of the Lower Jordan River, and to learn about our EcoPark. A Good […]

Climate Dots by the Dead Sea: May 5th, 2012. Come One, Come All!

What You Need to Know about the Dead Sea The Dead Sea is one of the wonders of the Middle East and the entire world.  Its surface is 421 meters below seas level, the lowest point on Earth’s surface.  It is shared by Jordan, Israel and Palestine.  The Dead Sea is major source of potash and […]

Jordanian Palestinian Media Workshop: Local Water Management and Environmental Education

Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) hosted a workshop at the Marriott Dead Sea Resort and Spa for journalists and media experts from Jordan and Palestine from the 26th to the 28th of March.  As the final event in FoEME’s Transboundary Advocacy of Parliamentarians (TAP)  project, the workshop was designed to inform journalists about environmental issues in the region and […]

A Tour in Battir: Conservation and management of a cultural landscape

On February 11th, FoEME staff, field researchers, UNESCO experts and local environmentalist came together to discuss and get to know the unique cultural heritage landscape of the Palestinian village Battir. The activist tour was led by members of the Battir Landscape Ecomuseum Project. Photo 1: FoEME staff and local activists

Double Flush Toilets: Saving Water One Flush at a Time

Often, water savings happen during the most mundane of daily tasks: taking a shower, washing dishes, brushing teeth. Changing the way that we do these routine activities can have a big impact on the environment. Currently, you probably don’t devote a lot of thought to flushing the toilet. But 30% of household water is used […]

Support for FoEME is US tax-deductible!!

With the end of the fiscal year upon us, you may need to squeeze in your tax-deductible donations before heading off to that New Year’s party…you can make an online donation right now which is US tax-deductible and help start the new year in a green way by helping build FoEME’s three EcoParks!

Haven’t covered your holiday gifts yet? Share The Holiday Spirit With FoEME!!

Share The Holiday Spirit With FoEME!! By giving a FoEME gift to someone you love this holiday season, you can help build FoEME’s three EcoParks! Here’s how it works: You make a US tax-deductible donation through our website→ FoEME sends a handsome gift card by email → FoEME develops its EcoParks in Jordan, Palestine, and […]